Politics

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President again criticizes war crimes prosecutor

March 4, 2015 | 12:32 | Source: RTS, Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- President Tomislav Nikolic has said that Serbia's war crimes prosecutor, while autonomous in his work, is not independent from the state.

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"NATO respects Serbia's military neutrality"

March 4, 2015 | 11:26 | Source: Danas, Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- "We cannot change what happened in the past, but I believe that the relations between Serbia and NATO have improved," says U.S. Admiral Mark Ferguson.

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Ambassadors on "ways to speed up Serbia's EU integration"

March 4, 2015 | 10:09 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (3) | Send comment

KOPAONIK -- Four western ambassadors taking part in the Kopaonik Business Forum have pointed out that Serbia should be "more active in the negotiating process with the EU."

Milovan Drecun (Tanjug, file)

"Kosovo army" would be "unacceptable and harmful" - MPs

March 3, 2015 | 16:37 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (18) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbia finds the announced formation of armed forces in the territory of Kosovo and Metohija unacceptable, says Milovan Drecun.

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PM: There are "irregularities" in big football clubs

March 3, 2015 | 15:43 | Source: B92 | Comments: (2) | Send comment

KOPAONIK -- Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic on Tuesday admitted there had been "thievery and irregularities" in the business dealings of Serbia's largest football clubs.

The start of the spring session on Tuesday (Tanjug)

Parties in row over "consulting firms" hired by state

March 3, 2015 | 14:41 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Deputies from the opposition DS party on Tuesday asked the government to provide information about hiring former British PM Tony Blair "and other consultants."

(Tanjug)

"EU enlargement fatigue is Belgrade's excuse"

March 3, 2015 | 14:21 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

KOPAONIK -- German Ambassador to Serbia Heinz Wilhelm told a Kopaonik Business Forum panel on Tuesday that there was "no enlargement fatigue in the European Union."

A members of the VS Guard is seen in front of the parliament building on Tuesday (Tanjug)

National Assembly starts spring session with ceremony

March 3, 2015 | 11:32 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The spring session of the Serbian National Assembly started in Belgrade on Tuesday to the sound of the country's national anthem.

(Tanjug)

Dacic: "Comprehensive relations" with Albania

March 2, 2015 | 17:17 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (3) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbia is willing, "despite the existing differences," to develop "comprehensive relations" with Albania as a neighboring country, Ivica Dacic has said.

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Cabinet "lacks support, condemned to dream alone"

March 2, 2015 | 13:05 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (3) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Aleksandar Vucic wrote in an opinion piece published by the Belgrade-based daily Blic that "it seems the main problem is a lack of will to go to the future."

France's recognition of Kosovo was "historic mistake" - MEP

March 2, 2015 | 12:09 | Source: Vecernje novosti, Tanjug | Comments: (26) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- France made "a historic mistake by recognizing Kosovo's independence," Aymeric Chauprade, a French member of the European Parliament, has said.

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Serbia "not sitting on two chairs" - FM

March 2, 2015 | 11:20 | Source: Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (5) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic has said that Belgrade was "not sitting on two chairs" when it comes to its relations with Russia and the EU.

Marko Djuric (Tanjug, file)

Official reacts to claim Serbia "must recognize Kosovo"

March 2, 2015 | 09:20 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (36) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Marko Djuric qualified on Sunday as "incorrect and detrimental" Ulrike Lunacek's statement that recognizing Kosovo was a condition for Serbia's EU accession.

Vucic is seen in front of the Gerontological Center in Belgrade on Friday (Tanjug)

Vucic comments on Blair's trip to Belgrade

February 27, 2015 | 16:46 | Source: Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (9) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic says former British Prime Minister Tony Blair's trip to Belgrade earlier in the week "did not cost Serbia a penny."

Serbian and Russian soldiers are seen in Nikinci last fall (Tanjug, file)

Daily: Serbia plans "several military exercises" with Russia

February 27, 2015 | 10:33 | Source: Danas | Comments: (11) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The Belgrade-based daily Danas is on Friday quoting unnamed sources who said that Serbia "plans to hold several military exercises with Russia."

Serbia "oriented towards EU despite ties with Russia"

February 27, 2015 | 09:51 | Source: Beta | Comments: (7) | Send comment

WASHINGTON -- Serbia is striving towards the EU and the country's "traditional friendly" relations with Russia have absolutely nothing to do with its strategic orientation.

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"Serbia taking on increasingly important role"

February 27, 2015 | 09:27 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (13) | Send comment

WASHINGTON -- OSCE Chairperson-in-Office and Serbia's Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic met in Washington on Thursday with United States Secretary of State John Kerry.

Ugljanin (2nd from right) is seen during elections for the BNV (Tanjug, file)

Parties condemn Muslim politician's "inflammatory rhetoric"

February 26, 2015 | 15:03 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (3) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Sulejman Ugljanin's statement referring to Serbia as “a chauvinist creation” carrying out discrimination against Bosniaks has been met with condemnation.

(Tanjug)

Dacic speaks before Helsinki Commission of the U.S. Congress

February 26, 2015 | 14:37 | Source: Tanjug, TASS | Comments: (0) | Send comment

WASHINGTON -- The ceasefire agreement between the pro-Russian forces and the Ukrainian side is observed for the most part, Ivica Dacic has said.

Serbian ambassador to U.S. presents credentials

February 26, 2015 | 13:38 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

WASHINGTON -- Serbia's Ambassador to the United States Djerdj Matkovic has presented his credentials to U.S. President Barack Obama.

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Opinions & Analyses

Serbia: Media and government

2.03.2015. | Comments: 0

U.S. expert on the Balkans Daniel Serwer recently published an analysis of the media scene in Serbia, regarding claims of censorship and stifling of media freedoms.

B92 TV

Investigative series takes close look at football clubs

4.03.2015. | Comments: 0

B92 TV has launched a new investigative journalism program - dubbed Reporter

Reports

UN secretary-general's quarterly Kosovo report

6.02.2015. | Comments: 0
(Beta, file)

The secretary-general on the United Nations on January 30 filed his new report on the work of the Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK).